India wicketkeeper-batsman Richa Ghosh breaks into the top 20 of the ICC Women’s T20 Player Rankings for the first time after some good scores in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023, while New Zealand’s Amelia Kerr and Pakistan’s Muneeba Ali are the other batsmen to achieve . Career-best ranking.
Ghosh’s unbeaten 41 against West Indies and 47 against England last week saw her move up 16 places to 20th position as she joins Smriti Mandhana (3rd), Shefali Verma (10th), Jemimah Rodrigues in the top 20. A fifth of them are Indians.
(12th) and Harmanpreet Kaur (13th) are ahead of her in the list. New Zealand all-rounder Amelia Kerr’s match-winning 66 against Sri Lanka in Paarl has lifted her to a career-best 16th position, while Pakistan’s left-handed opener Muneeba Ali became the first woman from her country to score a T20I century. Has moved up 10 places to a career-best 64th position. Among bowlers, Kerr has also gained three places to reach 13th position.
Australia captain Meg Lanning, who scored an unbeaten 48 against Bangladesh, has gained one place to fourth, while former New Zealand skipper Suzie Bates has moved up two places to sixth following her 81 not out against Bangladesh and 56 against Sri Lanka. Have reached the place.
South Africa’s Tazmin Brits (up six places to 21st), England’s Amy Jones (up two places to 26th), Ireland’s Orla Prendergast (up eight places to 38th) and Sri Lanka’s Harshita Samarawickrama (up four places to 39th) is also set to move up.
up the batting rankings. Pakistan all-rounder Nida Dar has gained two places to reach 37th position and among bowlers he has gained seven places to reach 16th position.
In the bowling rankings, India’s new-ball bowler Renuka Thakur took 5/15 against England and moved up seven places to her career-best fifth position. New Zealand fast bowler Lee Tuhuhu, who has moved from 10th to seventh position, broke the barrier of 700 rating points for the first time after taking eight wickets in four matches.